Softball Pre Game Talk
Mental Preparation

Softball Pre Game Talk

I have seen many coaches wanting to get their team fired up for a playoff game or to get ready for the championship tournament bring out every trick in the book to feel like they [Read More]

softball performance failure
Mental Preparation

Softball Performance Failure

Most softball coaches will be coaching children and youth who are not only developing as softball players but also as overall athletes.  Our most common goal of course is to make them into better softball [Read More]

softball on deck circle
Mental Preparation

Softball On Deck Circle

While in the softball on deck circle, there is much more to do than visiting with friends and family in the stands, or answering a question from teammates in the dugout.   Part of the job [Read More]

Softball Mental Training Strategies
Mental Preparation

Softball Mental Training Strategies

Softball Mental training strategies are built from mental training skills and help softball players to manage psychological actions and reactions during games.  Softball is an amazing sport where athletes can be frantically executing a play or patiently waiting for [Read More]

Softball Mental Training Skills
Mental Preparation

Softball Mental Training Skills

What are softball mental training skills? Essentially it is the ability to do ordinary things under extraordinary circumstances. When the score is close late in the is when your mental training skills will generally be [Read More]

Softball Anxiety
Mental Preparation

Softball Confidence Tools

Softball is a complicated game that can make players feel great and terrible at the same time.  Watch a player field a ball that was just out of reach and then throw over first base [Read More]

Power of Coaching Softball
Mental Preparation

Softball Coach Psychology

Softball coach psychology is a tool that is still under utilized by many coaches and athletes.  What is even more under utilized is mental training for coaches.  Our ability as leaders is dependent on our [Read More]

Power of Coaching Softball
Mental Preparation

Softball Coach Distractions

Softball coach distractions can have the same negative effect on a softball game as athlete distractions.   It is not something that most coaches consider when preparing for competition or during the game. Softball Coach Distractions [Read More]

Mental Preparation

Softball Athlete Motivation

Highly motivated athletes are said to have a personality that reflects that motivation, much like an athlete that is not highly motivated.  A softball player for example who enjoys the challenge of tough opponents and [Read More]

Pre Season Mental Training
Mental Preparation

Pre Season Mental Training

Pre Season Mental Training Mental training is a skill that is generally the first one to be left out in a time crunch. Softball though is a very psychological sport that requires the ability to [Read More]